Archive for Wednesday, August 28, 1991


August 28, 1991


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

Stereo equipment, jewelry and miscellaneous items valued at a total of $3,201 were taken between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 1:24 a.m. Saturday from a house in the 400 block of Forrest Avenue.

District court Criminal case proceedings

Richard J. Bathgate, 21, 707 W. 12th, was sentenced Tuesday to one to five years imprisonment on a felony count of conspiring to sell marijuana. Bathgate was arrested in March after a monthlong investigation by local drug enforcement agencies. Bathgate originally was charged with one felony count of marijuana possession with intent to sell, one felony count of conspiracy to sell marijuana and a felony count of possessing illegal drugs without a tax stamp. An amended complaint was filed and Bathgate pleaded guilty to the conspiracy charge.

George Knudson, 37, Salt Lake City, was sentenced Tuesday on a felony charge of cocaine possession. Knudson was sentenced to three to 10 years imprisonment, but was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and five years' probation. In May, Knudson was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, one misdemeanor count of psylocibin mushroom possession, felony cocaine possession, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without insurance. All charges except the cocaine possession count were dropped.

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